Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Workshop on preserving historic woodwork

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waypoint Center
The Island
Bellows Falls, VT

 

Calling owners of ailing woodwork and antiques:
Vermont furniture doctor is making a house call Bellows Falls workshop to focus on preserving historic woodwork, antique furniture and wooden heirlooms

BELLOWS FALLS – Is your handed-down family furniture (antique or not) in need of attention? Does the interior decorative woodwork in your historic home show signs of its age? Do you need advice regarding how to best care for and maintain these items?

Have your questions about the care and restoration of your wooden heirlooms and historic architectural woodwork answered at a slide-illustrated workshop Wednesday, June 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Waypoint Center.

Guest speaker Jonathan Schechtman, master craftsman, furniture conservator and proprietor of Meeting House Furniture Restoration in Quechee, will be on hand to offer expert advice on how to care for and conserve your antique wooden heirlooms and interiors for the enjoyment of future generations.
His slide presentation will illustrate examples of antique furniture restoration procedures, followed by one-on-one advice to those who attend. For this mini “Antiques Road Show,” participants are encouraged to bring items of furniture, such as a chair, small table, a drawer from a larger piece or perhaps a photograph of interior wooden paneling, etc. Schechtman will provide specific advice on the care, repair and/or preservation of these objects.

Schechtman, who founded Meeting House Furniture Restoration in 1982, has master’s degrees in both Art Education and Historic Preservation. His training includes studying furniture making in High Wycombe, England, and a stint at the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, where he studied furniture restoration. While he and his company have undertaken the extensive restoration of original woodwork finishes in the Isaac Bell Mansion in Newport, R.I., restored and maintains the period furniture at the Vermont Statehouse, Schechtman says it is extending the life and utility of everyday family heirlooms that offers the greatest significance and satisfaction to him and his team of artisans.
This Historic Homes Workshop is hosted by the Rockingham Historic Preservation Commission and is free. Light refreshments will be served. The Waypoint Center is handicapped accessible and has ample parking. Information:clg@rockbf.org.

Susan Reing
Historic Preservation Commission Coordinator Town of Rockingham P.O. Box 370, Bellows Falls, Vt. 05101
Office: 802.463.3964 ext. 1112
Email:clg@rockbf.org
Web:www.rockbf.org



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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Workshop on preserving historic woodwork

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waypoint Center
The Island
Bellows Falls, VT

 

Calling owners of ailing woodwork and antiques:
Vermont furniture doctor is making a house call Bellows Falls workshop to focus on preserving historic woodwork, antique furniture and wooden heirlooms

BELLOWS FALLS – Is your handed-down family furniture (antique or not) in need of attention? Does the interior decorative woodwork in your historic home show signs of its age? Do you need advice regarding how to best care for and maintain these items?

Have your questions about the care and restoration of your wooden heirlooms and historic architectural woodwork answered at a slide-illustrated workshop Wednesday, June 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Waypoint Center.

Guest speaker Jonathan Schechtman, master craftsman, furniture conservator and proprietor of Meeting House Furniture Restoration in Quechee, will be on hand to offer expert advice on how to care for and conserve your antique wooden heirlooms and interiors for the enjoyment of future generations.
His slide presentation will illustrate examples of antique furniture restoration procedures, followed by one-on-one advice to those who attend. For this mini “Antiques Road Show,” participants are encouraged to bring items of furniture, such as a chair, small table, a drawer from a larger piece or perhaps a photograph of interior wooden paneling, etc. Schechtman will provide specific advice on the care, repair and/or preservation of these objects.

Schechtman, who founded Meeting House Furniture Restoration in 1982, has master’s degrees in both Art Education and Historic Preservation. His training includes studying furniture making in High Wycombe, England, and a stint at the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, where he studied furniture restoration. While he and his company have undertaken the extensive restoration of original woodwork finishes in the Isaac Bell Mansion in Newport, R.I., restored and maintains the period furniture at the Vermont Statehouse, Schechtman says it is extending the life and utility of everyday family heirlooms that offers the greatest significance and satisfaction to him and his team of artisans.
This Historic Homes Workshop is hosted by the Rockingham Historic Preservation Commission and is free. Light refreshments will be served. The Waypoint Center is handicapped accessible and has ample parking. Information:clg@rockbf.org.

Susan Reing
Historic Preservation Commission Coordinator Town of Rockingham P.O. Box 370, Bellows Falls, Vt. 05101
Office: 802.463.3964 ext. 1112
Email:clg@rockbf.org
Web:www.rockbf.org



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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Workshop on preserving historic woodwork

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Waypoint Center
The Island
Bellows Falls, VT

 

Calling owners of ailing woodwork and antiques:
Vermont furniture doctor is making a house call Bellows Falls workshop to focus on preserving historic woodwork, antique furniture and wooden heirlooms

BELLOWS FALLS – Is your handed-down family furniture (antique or not) in need of attention? Does the interior decorative woodwork in your historic home show signs of its age? Do you need advice regarding how to best care for and maintain these items?

Have your questions about the care and restoration of your wooden heirlooms and historic architectural woodwork answered at a slide-illustrated workshop Wednesday, June 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Waypoint Center.

Guest speaker Jonathan Schechtman, master craftsman, furniture conservator and proprietor of Meeting House Furniture Restoration in Quechee, will be on hand to offer expert advice on how to care for and conserve your antique wooden heirlooms and interiors for the enjoyment of future generations.
His slide presentation will illustrate examples of antique furniture restoration procedures, followed by one-on-one advice to those who attend. For this mini “Antiques Road Show,” participants are encouraged to bring items of furniture, such as a chair, small table, a drawer from a larger piece or perhaps a photograph of interior wooden paneling, etc. Schechtman will provide specific advice on the care, repair and/or preservation of these objects.

Schechtman, who founded Meeting House Furniture Restoration in 1982, has master’s degrees in both Art Education and Historic Preservation. His training includes studying furniture making in High Wycombe, England, and a stint at the Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute, where he studied furniture restoration. While he and his company have undertaken the extensive restoration of original woodwork finishes in the Isaac Bell Mansion in Newport, R.I., restored and maintains the period furniture at the Vermont Statehouse, Schechtman says it is extending the life and utility of everyday family heirlooms that offers the greatest significance and satisfaction to him and his team of artisans.
This Historic Homes Workshop is hosted by the Rockingham Historic Preservation Commission and is free. Light refreshments will be served. The Waypoint Center is handicapped accessible and has ample parking. Information:clg@rockbf.org.

Susan Reing
Historic Preservation Commission Coordinator Town of Rockingham P.O. Box 370, Bellows Falls, Vt. 05101
Office: 802.463.3964 ext. 1112
Email:clg@rockbf.org
Web:www.rockbf.org



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